Mark Caljouw is comfortably saving his position on top 40
Mark Caljouw focusing on progression
Date: 11/23/2017 1:22 PM
Published by : Lilit Poghosyan
Following his four three-set victories accompanying to semifinals in Bitburger Badminton Open, Mark Caljouw is comfortably saving his spot in men’s singles top 40 in the World Ranking list.

The Dutch badminton player is occupying position no. 40 for the third consecutive week. It’s a big step forward for him, however he believes that he can be even better. 

“I feel there is more to gain. I have had some good results so far, but I feel that climbing up the ranking ever more is a realistic possibility”, he tells Badminton Europe.

Caljouw’s biggest goal for the next year is the European Championships to be held in Huelva, Spain on April 24 – 29. But for now, he has another important focus: “Progression is a bigger goal for me now than looking towards a specific ranking”.

Career-best ranks and ups for Europeans

Anders Antonsen (Denmark) reached his career-best ranking position this week. He is on the 13th placement on the men’s singles ranking list. 

Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittingus (Denmark) climbed one spot up to occupy position no. 21. Brice Leverdez from France moved four positions up and is now world no. 25 with just three spots away from his best ranking position.

Carolina Marin (Spain) climbed one spot up and currently occupies position no. 4 on women’s singles ranking list having been ranked no. 5 for three weeks in a row. 

Vladimir Ivanov/Ivan Sozonov (Russia) reached their best result in the men’s doubles ranking list. They are now on the 8th spot. 

After being on the 6th position for four weeks in a row Chris and Gabrielle Adcocks are on the top 5 this week on the mixed doubles ranking list. 

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